Will Synthetic Biology Be the Game-Changer That Shifts the Global Food Supply System Away from Animal-based Products?  – vegconomist

Sushmita Venkatraman, Director of Marking and Swami Srinivas, Director of Organism Engineering at Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. join Elysabeth Alfano at the Future Food-Tech for a discussion on the growth of the Plant-based Innovation Sector. It’s another episode of The Plantbased Business Hour from the road. This time Elysabeth hits NYC, the day before the VegTech™ … Read more

Biological weapons could target DNA, food supply, two U.S. lawmakers say

Biological and chemical weapons have the potential to pose a national security threat to the US that the country is not equipped to handle, a panel of lawmakers and a military leader told an audience at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday. Why it matters: The COVID-19 pandemic underscored how globally debilitating and dangerous pathogens … Read more

FDA Issues Final Guidance On Drug And Biological Instructions For Use (IFU) – Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Nanotechnology

22 July 2022 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. On July 15, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its final guidance on developing the content and format of patient Instructions for Use (IFU) for human prescription drug … Read more

UTA recognized for its efforts in addressing food insecurity and reducing food waste

The University of Texas at Arlington has won the national Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). The University of Texas at Arlington has won the national Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). The Excellence in Sustainability Award … Read more

Wild bats recognize ringtones tied to food rewards up to 4 years later

Scientists studying memory and learning in frog-eating bats have made a surprising discovery, demonstrating that they can recognize ringtones tied to food rewards up to four years later. This behavior is believed to be useful in helping the bats hunt for frogs in the wild, and offers new insights into the way animals balance the … Read more

Bees boost crops and could steady food prices – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Supporting and enhancing pollinators could help stabilize the production of important crops like oilseeds and fruit, reducing the sort of uncertainty that causes food price spikes, new research has shown. Supporting and enhancing pollinators could help stabilize the production of important crops like oilseeds and fruit, reducing the sort of uncertainty that causes food price … Read more

Emotional patterns a factor in children’s food choices – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Philadelphia, July 12, 2022 – The emotional context in which eating occurs has been thought to influence eating patterns and diet, with studies finding negative emotions predict excessive calorie intake and poor diet quality. A research article featured in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behaviorpublished by Elsevier, discusses how children’s unhealthy food choices, especially … Read more

Adding salt to your food at the table is linked to higher risk of premature death – BIOENGINEER.ORG

People who add extra salt to their food at the table are at a higher risk of dying prematurely from any cause, according to a study of more than 500,000 people, published in the European Heart Journal [1] today (Monday). People who add extra salt to their food at the table are at a higher … Read more

Synthetic Biology in Agriculture and Food Market by Covid-19 Impact, Competitive Landscape, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities and Challenges, Growth by 2022-2028

Synthetic Biology in Agriculture and Food Market study by “Mart Research” provides details about the market dynamics affecting the market, Market scope, Market segmentation and shadow overlays upon the leading market players highlighting the favorable competitive landscape and trends prevailing over the years. The “Global Synthetic Biology in Agriculture and Food Market Analysis to 2028” … Read more

Birds warned of food shortages by neighbor birds change physiology and behavior to prepare – BIOENGINEER.ORG

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Songbirds learning from nearby birds that food supplies might be growing short respond by changing their physiology as well as their behavior, research by the Oregon State University College of Science shows. CORVALLIS, Ore. – Songbirds learning from nearby birds that food supplies might be growing short respond by changing their physiology … Read more